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Carnelian and Copper


About this design:

The center wire piece has been hanging around for so long I don't have a clue as to when I made it. Off and on I have tried different stones with it but they just didn't work. So this time I tried carnelian and it looked better than any of the others. I really like the light and airy look.

Components:

copper wire, copper chain, carnelian

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Both the copper and carnelian have warm tones so they look perfect together. Very nice.

  2. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    I LIKE IT…..

  3. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Très joli!!! :D

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    The copper necklace would have looked wonderful without the carnelian, but together they are so beautiful, Nancy! Wonderful idea! :D

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments and comments Everyone. It took me long enough to find the right beads but I like the way it turned out. :)

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Nicely done, Nancy! Isn’t it great when serendipity happens! :-D

  7. LouKyMom
    LouKyMom says:

    I love your necklace. I just may have to try to copy it for my personal collection. I think I will try sterling silver with turquoise. I’ll upload it if I really do make this; I have so much going on that it may take me awhile to make something for myself!!!

  8. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Very inspirational! You are amazing with this style. I am with @LouKyMom, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the compliments, Ladies.

    You are so right about serendipity, Mary. It is definitely one of my friends. :D

    I hope you do make a necklace in this style LouKyMom. I think sterling and turquoise would be a fantastic choice.

  10. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Beautiful necklace and the carnelian and copper are a perfect match!

  11. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Nancy, your design is spectacular as always! :D

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    franny says:

    ditto above!!…really like the red carnelian with the copper… & the way you’ve assembled the different sized beads is so beautifully & delicately balanced!

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    An elegant and dramatic piece of jewelry, Nancy. Just lovely.

  14. J Kidd
    J Kidd says:

    I am passionate about Copper,Gorgeous. You are inspiring,Nancy.

  15. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Aw, shucks. Y’all are gonna give me a swelled head… :D

  16. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I love the centerpiece, Nancy!
    The carnelian is just perfect with the copper!

  17. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love the carnelian and your work :)

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